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Singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss gets ‘Lucky’ with Merle Haggard tribute

Posted February 17th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
“Bogguss and an Ace Band Bring Haggard to West Coast,” the title of the press release declares.
In fact, singer (Suzy) Bogguss doesn’t have to bring country-music icon (Merle) Haggard here; the Hag is coming of his own accord, appearing March 1 at Tacoma’s Emerald Queen Casino.
What Bogguss, who had ‘90s Nashville hits with [...]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Amos Lee brings ‘Mountains of Sorrow’ to Paramount

Posted February 16th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Singer-songwriter Amos Lee, who just began a 29-city tour, performs Monday, Feb. 17, at the Paramount Theatre.
The show features songs from “Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song” (Blue Note Records), the followup to Lee’s 2011 album, “Mission Bell,” which gave him a nice ride on The Billboard 200 album chart, debuting at No. [...]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Dave Ellis, Hopeless Sinners and The Halyards at Royal Room

Posted February 14th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Seattle singer-songwriter Dave Ellis and his group, the Hopeless Sinners, join The Halyards for a double header of local bands with strong pedigrees.
The show is Saturday, Feb. 15, at The Royal Room, with Ellis and the Hopeless Sinners opening at 9 p.m.
Ellis plays songs from his current CD, “Everything in Between,” a culmination [...]

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CD REVIEW: Singer-songwriter Reagan Boggs sings about life’s ‘Quicksand’

Posted February 12th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
Same trailer, different park?
Reagan Boggs seems to have a life-on-the-edge connection with Kacey Musgraves, who just won (deserved) Grammys for her debut album, “Same Trailer, Different Park,” and her incisive song “Merry Go Round.”
True, Musgraves has the lighter touch: “If I can’t bring you to my house,” she sings of going mobile, “I’ll [...]

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Tractor Tavern celebrates 20 years with The Maldives, Mudhoney

Posted January 28th, 2014 by genestout

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This post has been updated with information about a Mudhoney show Feb. 15.)
By GENE STOUT
The Tractor Tavern, hub of Seattle’s alt-country scene, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a pair of weekend shows featuring The Maldives, a local band that has made the club its hometown headquarters.
Old Ballard has changed a lot in [...]

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